Steven Schlesser

Biography

Steven Schlesser is an independent scholar and freelance writer based in Portland, Oregon. A graduate of Claremont McKenna College and Vermont Law School, Schlesser served his apprenticeship as a journalist for the Valley Herald of Milton-Freewater and the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin. He currently writes a monthly newsletter called The Schlesser Review and is a contributing editor to the magazine BrainstormNW. Schlesser has a long-standing love of British culture and history, particularly the Edwardian and Victorian eras. His primary current interest, however, is in Pacific Northwest history. His work-in-progress explores the interaction between Lewis & Clark and the Clatsop Indians in 1805-1806.
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Books

The Soldier, the Builder & the Diplomat
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 69,010. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by Cune Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The book consists of rapier-like literary thrusts into the lives of General George Armstrong Custer, Thomas Andrews (the builder of the Titanic), and Edward Grey (British Foreign Secretary before World War I). However spectacular their failures, it's generally agreed that these men (or, in the case of Edward Grey, the men around them) could have avoided disaster except for arrogance - a flaw that
The Soldier, the Builder & the Diplomat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,000. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by Cune Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Schlesser's readable study is more than entertainment or scholarship, it is a plea for balance, probity, and reason in an era when a single fit of arrogance by a world leader can devastate hundreds of thousands of innocent human beings and imperil the very project of civilized human existence on this planet. It's difficult to overstate the importance of the Soldier, the Builder, and the Diplomat

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